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working with the United States to ensure it continues to have a strong and consistent presence in the region, including through enhanced practical cooperation between Australia and the United States (US);
The 2013 Defence White Paper will consider in detail the implications of the changing strategic circumstances in our region for Australia’s Defence and national security, including:
• The ongoing strategic shift to our region, the Asia Pacific and the Indian Ocean Rim, particularly the shift of economic weight to our region;
• The US re-balance to the Asia Pacific and Australia’s enhanced practical cooperation with the US pursuant to our 60 year old Alliance relationship;
Originally posted by Mysticblade
Can anyone trust the USA not to start one, is surely more to the point ?
And I include the UK in the same bracket incidentally.!
Originally posted by Sinny
Alright, alright - let's re-phrase shall we-
Australia is everybodies bitch
Originally posted by GaiusMarius
Australia just signed a 'Defence Treaty Bill' with America. Is this really in Americas best interest? America only sells obsolete junk to Australia at inflated prices but still....